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24 11.19
The intent of this paper is to provide a clear definition of the International Genetic Standardization (IGS) program at Charles River. Adopted by Charles River in 1992, IGS applies to the...
23 11.19
Genetically defined inbred and F1 hybrid strains are frequently the models of choice for research because of their unique and stable phenotypic traits, and hence, uniform and predictable...
27 02.19
Which Alloy is Best for My Surgical Instruments?   Inox, Titanium, Dumoxel®, Dumastar®, Antimagnetic... Have you ever looked at the variety of metal alloys for surgical instruments and...
27 02.19
How Do I Select Appropriate Surgical Instruments for My Application? When you are selecting surgical instruments for a procedure, here are a few key points to consider: What procedure are you...
27 02.19
Surgical Instrument Care and Handling The proper care and handling of your valuable surgical instruments will improve their longevity and function. Choose a protocol appropriate for your...
20 02.19
DLC Coating Multiplies Useable Life of Surgical Instruments When applied to surgical instruments, Diamond-Like Carbon coating dramatically increases the life of the instrument. Because DLC-coated...
19 02.19
Surgical Instrument Coatings and Features Surgical instruments for dissecting come in a variety of patterns, types, shapes and sizes. Choosing the correct one for your application will improve...
11 02.19
What to Do When You Need Catheterized Rodents But You Don’t Have a Surgeon On Staff Catheterized rats and mice can be useful for a range of studies. Perhaps you need to inject a compound...
07 02.19
Caring for your Surgical Instrument Investment What's the difference between cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing? Let's take a look. This is the first in a series of four videos to discuss...